How Travis Kelce and the Chiefs beat the Chargers at their own game

The Chiefs and their offense feel inevitable at this point.

You might be able to hold them down for a drive, or maybe a quarter if you’re lucky. However, they still have Patrick Mahomes and Travis Kelce, and you don’t.

For the most part on Sunday night, the Chargers defense played fairly well. Los Angeles is built to play a lot of man coverage against the Chiefs, with star DB Derwin James taking Travis Kelce. However, the Chiefs always adjust and beat your best coverage when it counts.

The Chargers played Cover One on 16 of Mahomes’ 34 dropbacks, and the Chiefs QB went 8-16 on those dropbacks. Normally

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